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Optically Pumped Far Infrared Lasers
Author(s): R. C. Stearns; R. H. Hoskins
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Paper Abstract

The optically pumped far infrared (FIR) laser is a simple, reliable source of coherent radiation for the spectral region from 40 µ to 1.8mm. A theoretical description is presented and compared with state-of-the-art performance. System design is also discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 31 October 1980
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0247, Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications, (31 October 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959384
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R. C. Stearns, Apollo Lasers, Inc. (United States)
R. H. Hoskins, Apollo Lasers, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0247:
Advances in Laser Engineering and Applications
Malcolm L. Stitch, Editor(s)

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